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Squash White Lasagna

squash white lasagna
  • (10 oz.) whole-wheat lasagna noodles
  • (2 Tbsp.) unsalted butter
  • (4 large) leeks, pale green and white parts only, thinly sliced and washed
  • (1/2 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (4 cups) nonfat milk
  • (1 tsp.) dried thyme
  • (1 tsp.) salt
  • (3/4 tsp.) freshly grated nutmeg
  • (1/2 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • (2) butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded and grated (2 lbs. each)
  • (6 oz.) Parmigiano-Reggiano, grated
  • (1/4 cup) pine nuts, toasted

Squash White Lasagna

Layers of whole-wheat noodles, a creamy white leek sauce, grated butternut squash and nutty cheese.

Preparation Time
About 1 hour
Cook Time
About 1 hr 35 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 in. baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. 2Fill a large pot with 3 quarts water and place over High heat. When boiling, add noodles and cook 2 minutes less than cooking time on package. Drain, place back in pot, cover with cold water and set aside.

  3. 3Place a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add butter. When melted, add leeks and cook 6 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in flour and cook another 2 minutes.

  4. 4While whisking, add milk and continue to whisk for 8-10 minutes, until thick. Add thyme, salt, nutmeg and pepper, whisk to combine and set aside off heat.

  5. 5In baking dish, layer 1/3 noodles, 1/3 sauce, 1/2 squash and 1/3 cheese. Top with 1/2 noodles, 1/2 sauce, pine nuts, squash, 1/2 cheese, noodles, sauce and cheese again.

  6. 6Cover with a sheet of parchment paper and a sheet of foil.
  7. 7Bake 50 minutes, then uncover and bake another 30-45 minutes, or until lightly browned. Let cool 10 minutes and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/12 of lasagna

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 277
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 37 g
  • Protein 14 g
  • Cholesterol 19 mg
  • Sodium 464 mg
  • Fiber 6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Pastas and Pizzas

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.